Data Protection Online Training

  • Introduces Data Protection Acts and GDPR
  • Targeted at those who process personal data as part of their work duties
  • Explains the principles and bases for processing under GDPR
  • Fully customisable by you, at no extra cost

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Course Introduction

The EssentialSkillz Data Protection online training outlines the key legislation of Data Protection Acts and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Data protection standards introduce new terminology and new roles within the data protection framework and much tougher fines and penalties for non-compliant organisations.

Course Content

The Data Protection online training explains the principles of processing (eg specific and legitimate purposes, kept secure, and accurate) and the legal bases for processing (eg consent, legitimate interest or public interest). An understanding of these concepts is necessary for anyone who processes data as part of their work.

The course discusses the improved rights individuals have under GDPR (eg right to be informed, right to object) and how Data Protection applies to employees and their daily tasks.

A scenario-based learning approach is used throughout the course to show how aspects of Data Protection relate to everyday tasks employees might encounter. A variety of quizzes and interactions, such as multiple-choice questions, are used to reinforce learning and engage the learner.

Like all EssentialSkillz courses, this Data Protection online training can be customised to meet your needs, enabling your workforce to understand the specific policies and procedures you have developed for your organisation.

Key features

All our courses provide technically accurate training which keeps your organisation in line with best practice. We include the latest techniques in learning which ensure learners are engaged throughout. Our courses are also:

Fully customisable by you

Add your own scripts, images, videos, presentations and interactions - with no coding experience required. Use our suite of templates to make our courses your own, delivering highly relevant training to your organisation at no extra cost.

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White label branding

We can brand our training with your unique corporate identity to make your users feel right at home throughout the training journey.

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Integrate with your LMS

You can deploy this course using our compliance focused Learning Management System. Alternatively you can deliver this course, with all its key features, directly from your third-party LMS.

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Our Data Protection course can integrate with JAWS ® a widely available text-to-speech integration to help visually impaired users engage with the same, unabridged and high-quality compliance training as their colleagues.

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On successful completion, learners receive a personalised certificate which includes the learner’s name, score and date of completion. Certificates can be viewed, downloaded and printed off at any time to serve as a record of compliance.

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Our Data Protection course is approved by IIRSM to ensure that the learning experience we provide is rigorous, proactive and adheres to the highest standard of training.

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Why is this course important for compliance?

  • Data Protection training forms an essential part of compliance training as it ensures that your organisation complies with its legal obligations and requirements.
  • The course highlights your responsibilities under GDPR so that you remain compliant when carrying out your work duties.

Add your own questions

Create your own question and answer bank to test your users on the key information that they need to know to be fully compliant. Set core questions to appear in the test section that users are required to pass so that crucial learning points are reinforced.

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Randomise test questions

Generate 10 random questions from a bank of 20 to test your user’s retention and understanding of key content.

Set the pass mark

As training administrator, you can configure the passing score that users need to complete the course. Set your own grade boundaries to ensure your training complies with the standards set out by your organisation.

Who should take this course?

The course is suitable for all employees that processes personal data as part of their role.

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